Trout

Regulators OK fish hatchery expansion on Au Sable River

(Michigan DNR)TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — State regulators approved a fish hatchery expansion on the Au Sable River, turning aside objections from groups that fear the operation could contaminate one of northern Michigan’s most prized trout streams. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality granted a pollution discharge permit to Harrietta Hills Grayling Trout Farm, which plans eventually to raise its output…

In wake of plastics spill, trout anglers hit Pocono shorelines

Trout and salmon are cold-water fish that suffer when water warms up above 70 degrees.STROUDSBURG, Pa. — After what seemed like a never-ending winter, the area’s fishermen and women were finally able to take to local waterways on Saturday for the start of the statewide trout season. While people lined the sides of lakes and streams throughout the Poconos, some…

In Washington, Black Friday fishing for nice-sized trout

(Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife)OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is offering anglers opportunities for tight lines rather than long lines on the day after Thanksgiving, the agency said in a news release. The “holiday specials” include thousands of large trout averaging 15 to 16 inches in length and weighing up to three pounds. The…